Pvt William Stapleton

Pvt William Stapleton

Birth
Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Death 10 Jun 1835 (aged 74–75)
Burial Blackwater, Lee County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 68290201 · View Source
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William Stapleton was born in 1760, died 10 June 1835, and was buried in Roberts' Cemetery, Blackwater,
Lee County, Virginia. He was a private in Captain Posey's Company during the American Revolution.
[Grace Catron, John Boyd Catron, and John Bruce Catron: Early Tombstone Inscriptions Lee County,
Virginia, p. 115; (1966)] Pension records show that he was born in 1757 in Augusta County, Virginia. He
lived in Botetourt, Montgomery, and Lee Counties in Virginia and also in Hawkins County, Tennessee. He
married Mary ___ 8 Dcember 1793. [National Archives: Revolutionary War Pension Record #R10,064]
William Stapleton (See No. 59) was a member of Captain James Barnett's Company for the Seventh District
of Botetourt County, Virginia, on 31 August 1782. [Anne Lowery Worrell: Early Marriages, Wills and Some
Revolutionary War Records Botetourt County, Virginia, p. 66; Roanoke, Virginia (1958)] He was on the
personal tax roll of Botetourt County in 1784. [Augusta B. Fothergill and John Mark Naugle: Virginia
Taxpayers 1782-87 Other Than Those Published by the United States Census Bureau, p. 119; Baltimore
(1974)] William Stapleton was on the personal tax roll of Botetourt County, Virginia, in 1787. [Netti
Schreiner-Yantis and Florence Speakman Love: The 1787 Census of Virginia, Vol. 1, p. 214; Springfield,
Virginia (1987)] William Stapleton was granted permission to construct a water grist mill on th South Fork
of Roan Oak in Montgomery County, Virginia, on 7 October 1794. [Lewis Preston Summers: Annals of
Southwest Virginia, Part I, p. 854] William Stapleton was left 20 shillings in the will of his father-in-law,
Benjamin Oney. The will was written 11 January 1790 and recorded August 1801 in Tazewell County,
Virginia. [Netti Schreiner-Yantis: Archives of the Pioneers of Tazewell County, Virginia, p.176; Springfield,
Virginia (1973)] Perhaps he was the William Stapleton who was on the tax roll for Sullivan County,
Tennessee, in 1797. [Byron and Barbara Sistler: Index to Early Tennessee Tax Lists, p. 188; Evanston,
Illinois (1977)] William Stapelton, age 78, a private in the Virginia line, was placed on the Revolutionary
War Pension Roll on 17 October 1833 in Hawkins County, Tennessee, receiving $80.00 per year. [The
Pension Roll of 1835, Indexed Edition, Vol. III, p. 588: The Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore


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  • Created by: Dave Crouse
  • Added: 12 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68290201
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt William Stapleton (1760–10 Jun 1835), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68290201, citing Roberts Cemetery, Blackwater, Lee County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Dave Crouse (contributor 47355833) .